Dr. Juan A. Maya

UWB transmitter

Assistant Professor, University of Buenos Aires
Researcher, CSC CONICET

jmaya [at] fi [dot] uba [dot] ar

 

Positions

  • Since 2019: Assistant Researcher. CONICET. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Since 2018: Assistant Professor. University of Buenos Aires – School of Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2017-2019: Associate Professor. Argentinean Catholic University - School of Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2017-2018: Assistant Professor. M.Sc. Embedded Systems. University of Buenos Aires – School of Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2009-2018: Teaching Assistant. University of Buenos Aires – School of Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2007-2011: R&D Engineer. IAR-CONICET. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Education

  • 2016 Ph.D. in Statistical Signal Processing. University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2012 M.Sc. in Advanced Wireless Communications Systems. École Supérieure d'Électricité (Supélec), Gif-sur-Yvette, France.
  • 2009 Electronics Engineer. University of Buenos Aires - School of Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Interests

  • Statistical signal processing
  • Contactless non-invasive electromagnetic sensing
  • Microwave imaging and inverse problems
  • Ground penetrating radars
  • Distributed Signal Processing

Main Courses taught

  • Digital Communications
  • Signal & Systems
  • Stochastic Processes

Selected Journal Publications

  • On distributed composite tests with spatially dependent observations in sensor networks.Maya, Juan Augusto, and Leonardo Rey Vega. 2020. Preprint available here.
  • On the effect of spatial correlation on distributed energy detection of a stochastic process. Maya, Juan Augusto, and Leonardo Rey Vega. 2020. Preprint available here.
  • A Closed-Form Approximation for the CDF of the Sum of Independent Random Variables. Juan Augusto Maya, Leonardo Rey Vega and Cecilia Galarza. IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 121-125, Jan. 2017. DOI: 10.1109/LSP.2016.2643281.
  • A Locally Optimal Soft Linear-Quadratic Scheme for CR Systems in Shadowing Environments. Juan Augusto Maya, Leonardo Rey Vega, Cecilia Galarza. IEEE Wireless Communication Letters. Vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 296-299, Junio 2016. DOI: 10.1109/LWC.2016.2547386. ISSN 2162-2337.
  • Optimal Resource Allocation for Detection of a Gaussian Process using a MAC in WSNs. Juan Augusto Maya, Leonardo Rey Vega, Cecilia Galarza. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. Abril 2015. Vol. 63, no. 8, pp. 2057-2069. ISSN 1053-587X.

Recent research projects

  • 2020- 2021. Director of PICT-2017-4533 Project: Signal processing algorithm design for GPR-UWB systems. ANPCyT.
  • 2018-2019. Director of UBACYT 20020170200283BA Project: Design of a UWB wireless platform and signal processing algorithms for radar applications. University of Buenos Aires.

Supervised Students

  • Since 2020: Pablo Alejandro. Contactless sensing using UWB signals. Undergraduate Thesis. University of Buenos Aires – School of Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Since 2020: Jazmin Ferreyra, Mariana Romero Vazquez, and Nicolás López de Armentia. Design of a ground penetrating radar prototype. Undergraduate Professional Project. University of Buenos Aires – School of Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2019. Nicolás Zilberstein. Signal processing algorithm design for GPR-UWB systems. Undergraduate Thesis. University of Buenos Aires – School of Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2018. Eng. Elías Alejandro Año Mendoza. Environmental monitoring to prevent forest fires. Specialist in Embedded Systems. University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2018. Alejo Cova. Design and Implementation of an RF Oscillator. Co-advised with A. Altieri. Undergraduate Thesis. University of Buenos Aires – School of Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2014. Agustín Bonelli. Analysis and implementation of noise reduction techniques in speech signals. Co-advised with L. Rey Vega. Undergraduate Thesis. University of Buenos Aires – School of Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina.